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declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
, watch more of stephen colbert's testimony about the plight of farm workers. plus on "art beat," jeff talks to norwegian novelist per petterson about his book, "i curse the river of time". all that and more is on our web site, judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll talk to former clinton economic advisor laura tyson, who makes the case for extending bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, but not to the very wealthy. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh vo:geico, committ
:31. stephen is back. how is the weather? >> going to be cooler. could drop a good ten degrees. the fog is back in a big way. the sea breeze has established itself so inland temperatures drop a good 10 degrees. now, here is sal. >> steve, right now traffic on 80 is busier on the way out to the macarthur maze. no major issues on the bay bridge toll plaza westbound traffic still light into san francisco. 5:31. back to the desk. >> we want to update developing news from marin county right now. fire crews are getting the upper hand on a fire on 101 not far from sir frances drake boulevard. claudine wong is out there with the details. >> reporter: good morning. dave. yes, this is right before sir frances drake boulevard. you can see the chp right now continuing to leave one lane of southbound 101 shut down so firefighters can do their work out here. this is a grass fire they were dealing with. it started sometime after 4:00 this morning. we can take a look over here. you can see the firefighters making their way down the hill a little bit. 4:00 or somewhere there after this morning people driving by
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